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The Wrench Stick Chair /w a Shaker End

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Project by wrench posted 273 days ago 990 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Both of these items are my 2013 wedding gift collection. The chair goes to a good friend and the table to a aunt. The table is my second of that kind for them. It is based on a shaker design. My design for this chair is based on the welch stick chair. I used kiln dried cherry to speed things along. A welch stick chair is made using green wood. So the arms can be bent using steam. To make my chair i used a bent lamination process. layering and gluing many thin stripes into a form. Than gluing 3 1/2” blocks to the outsides and carving them to shape. I shaped my seat and the arm using a angle grinder with a power carving head. The finishes are poly on the table. Bush oil (b.l.o.) on the chair.

-- J Wrench Syracuse New York





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greg48

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#1 posted 273 days ago

I really like the chair Wrench. The reverse taper spindle on the legs and arm supports gives it the appearance of being solid but not bulky. Nice work

-- Greg, No. Cal.

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Woodbridge

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#2 posted 272 days ago

beautiful chair.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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DaveGlx

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#3 posted 272 days ago

Very nice design. i like it!

-- Dave -

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Roger

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#4 posted 269 days ago

The chair looks very comfy. Table looks gr8 also.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#5 posted 269 days ago

Awesome looking chair! Great design, like the proportions and has a lot of great details. Great job!

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ramon

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#6 posted 269 days ago

Siempre es agradable encontrar cosas nuevas y frescas,me gusta mucho,enhorabuena.

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